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Leonard George Fletcher

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I was born on the 6.9.1925 and on my 18th birthday applied to join the R.A.A.F. for aircrew duties. Told I was “colour blind” and not able to be in aircrew – on the 30.10.1943 I was in the R.A.A.F. as an ACI. Trained in Busselton, posted to a store depot in Perth. Later sent to Alice Springs, learned discipline and respect and good teamwork.

In Civilian Life

Studied accountancy for 8/10 years, admitted as a partner in Chartered Accountancy firm – completed studies. Fellow of Chartered Accountants and Chartered Secretaries, on the Board of Directors for a major public company, Chairman of Princess Margaret Hospital, Chairman of Staff Boards on Telecom/Postal Service authorities. Admitted as a Justice of the Peace in 1960, Member of the Order of Australia.

 

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